ABA Journal

Commercial Transactions

2 ABA Journal Commercial Transactions articles.

Virtual Reality: From development to investment, this cryptocurrency lawyer is all in

The metaverse may be a virtual realm, but lawyer Amy Madison Luo is doing very real work there—and achieving very real success. As a new partner at DIGITAL, a billionaire-backed venture firm, she invests in metaverse-focused blockchain companies, from applications to infrastructure. But she’s been working full time in this space since 2018, when she left BigLaw to follow her passion for a new kind of currency.

Firm will focus on high-end IP and commercial litigation after departures cut revenue

Irell & Manella is changing focus after a string of departures cut gross revenue by 39% over a five-year period.